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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/buhsuz

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

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Proto-GermanicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin buxus, buxum (boxtree), from Ancient Greek πύξος (púxos, boxwood).

NounEdit

*buhsuz m

  1. boxtree
InflectionEdit
u-stemDeclension of *buhsuz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *buhsuz *buhsiwiz
vocative *buhsu *buhsiwiz
accusative *buhsų *buhsunz
genitive *buhsauz *buhsiwǫ̂
dative *buhsiwi *buhsumaz
instrumental *buhsū *buhsumiz
DescendantsEdit
  • Old English: box
  • Old Saxon: *buhs
    • Middle Low German: bus (in compounds)
      • German Low German: Buss (in Bussboom)
      • Norwegian: buks (in compounds, possibly via Middle Dutch instead)
  • Old Dutch: *buhs
    • Middle Dutch: bus (in compounds)
  • Old High German: buhs
    • Middle High German: buhs
      • German: Buchs
        • Dutch: buks
        • Swedish: bux (in compounds)
        • Danish: bux (in compounds)

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin buxis, buxus (thing made of boxwood, box), from Ancient Greek πυξίς (puxís, box made of boxwood; box), from πύξος (púxos, boxwood).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

*buhsuz f

  1. Thing made of boxwood; box
InflectionEdit
u-stemDeclension of *buhsuz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *buhsuz *buhsiwiz
vocative *buhsu *buhsiwiz
accusative *buhsų *buhsunz
genitive *buhsauz *buhsiwǫ̂
dative *buhsiwi *buhsumaz
instrumental *buhsū *buhsumiz
DescendantsEdit